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Best graphics settings to increase FPS in Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima is acclaimed for its stunning visuals, but this makes it pretty demanding on your hardware, and as such, you might not be able to run it at a high framerate, especially on low-end PCs. This guide will tell you the best graphics settings to get the most FPS out of Ghost of Tsushima.

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Ghost of Tsushima is highly optimized out of the box, so it runs well on medium-end PCs at 1080p, but there are issues when you are gaming on a lower-end PC or want to run it at a higher resolution. In those cases, you need to go to the Graphics Settings from the main menu and set them to the following to achiever higher framerates.

Motion Blur Strength0
Field of View10
Texture QualityMedium (Set it to higher if you have a VRam left)
Texture FilteringTrilinear
Shadow QualityLow
Level of DetailLow
Terrain DetailLow
Volumetric FogLow
Depth of FieldOff
Screen Space ReflectionsOff (Enable if you don't mind losing a few FPS)
Screen Space ShadowsOff
Ambient OcclusionOff
Water CausticsOff

In addition to the Graphics settings, go to the Display settings menu from the main menu and change the following settings.

Aspect RatioAuto
Refresh RateSet close to the amount of average FPS you are getting.
BrightnessUp to you
ContrastUp to you
HDRUp to you
HDR Max LuminanceUp to you
HDR Paper WhiteUp to you
Upscale MethodDLSS (Or AMD FSR if you are not using an RTX card)
Upscale QualityNill
Dynamic Resolution Scaling60
NVIDIA Reflex Low LatencyOn
Frame GenerationAMD FSR 3 Frame Generation

Results for the best Ghost of Tsushima graphics settings

  • Ghost of Tsushima Ultra Settings showcase
  • Ghost of Tsushima optimized Settings showcase

Before applying the settings, I got around 60 to 70 FPS on Ultra Present with RTX 3060, I5-11400f, and PNY XLR8 3600mhz clocked at 2133mhz. After applying the above settings, I got a massive boost to around 140 to 150 average FPS, as seen in the before and after images.

For more Ghost of Tsushima guides, check Does Ghost of Tsushima work on Steam Deck? (Best Settings) here on Pro Game Guides.

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Saqib is a freelance guide and codes writer at Pro Game Guides. He has previously worked at PlayBorderland, WePC, DualShockers, eXputer, Gamepur, and Rise Up Gamer. Besides playing and writing about games, he loves to spend time with his family and watch anime.

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